BeSafe – Baby

Not too long ago I decided to try and switch the kids around in the car. As a result, Caitlyn ended up in the ‘Joie’ , and Henry ended up in the ‘BeSafe’. So this is now how they look in the car, all happy and jolly. The ‘BeSafe’ is higher up then the ‘Joie’,Read more

Joie Stages – A Toddler’s Point of View!

So recently I decided to switch the little ones around, putting Henry (9 mo) in the ‘BeSafe’ and Caitlyn Anabelle (29 mo) in the ‘Joie’, and see how that would work out. I wanted to see how much room she would have, just to give me a clue really, I’ve seen a lot of questionsRead more

Joie Stages – A closer look

Henry is very comfy in the Joie Stages. It rear faces to 18KG and can then be used forward facing as a HBB (high back booster) to 25KG. (more info on this car seat can be found –> HERE!) As you can see he has tons of room. The headrest is adjustable with ease. YouRead more

“How long does a 0+ car seat last?”

This is Henry in he’s Graco Junior. He’s 8,5 months old at the picture, he’s in a cloth nappy which does take up a bit more space then a disposable so keep that in mind. He’s a 98th percentile child of 76 CM (30inch) long and 10.5 KG. (approx. 21lb) He has a longish torsoRead more

Carsickness – NOT a reason to Forward Face!

Carsick…most of us has been there, and at some point most parents will have a child who suffers from it. Maybe not on a regular basis, but sometimes it happens. So what do you do about it? Too often I hear (or read..) that a parent chose to turn their child around FF (forward facing)Read more

The ‘Joie Stages’ now @ Babies R Us

The most magnificent thing has happened – it’s almost boarding on a miracle, there is now a highly affordable Extended Rear-facing Car seat on the market! And it’s at Babies R Us of all places!! It’s the Joie Stages. It has a rear-facing limit of 18kg (40lb), and a forward facing limit of 25kg (55lb).  Basically a veryRead more